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Big Mama Thornton live at the Museum of Modern Art

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Big Mama Thornton live at the Museum of Modern Art


Published July 22, 1971


Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton and her "Hound Dog Blues Band" perform at the Museum of Modern Art's "Jazz in the Garden" series on July 22, 1971. The first eight minutes of the recording are a warm-up by Thornton's backing band. David Giorgio introduces Thornton and her band. On this portion of the tape she performs "Mother-in-Law Blues"; "Rock Me Baby"; "Shake, Rattle and Roll"; "Hound Dog"; and "Swing on Home, Big Mama".


Source WBAI
Contributor Pacifica Radio Archives

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PRA Archive #IZ0682A

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